ERIC GILL (1882-1940
Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) c.1920
carved Hoptonwood stone roundel with added colour
10 ins (25.4 cm) diameter
Sold to the Dean and Chapter of Winchester Cathedral, where now suruated in the Epiphany Chapel.
The Guild of St. Joseph and St. Dominic, Ditchling
The lamb as a symbol for Christ is based on John 1.29: the next day John saw Jesus coming unto him, and said “Behold the Lamb of God which takes away the sins of the world”